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UConn freshman class diverse, high-performing, university says

Patricia Daddona |

UConn is welcoming its most diverse ever freshman class of 5,100 students this semester, including a record number of about 3,800 pupils at the Storrs campus

New UConn residence hall opens Wednesday

Patricia Daddona |

UConn will officially open a new $79 million residence hall, Next Generation Connecticut, on Wednesday, the university announced.

CT student test scores up

Patricia Daddona |

Preliminary 2016 Smarter Balanced test results show increases of more than 3 percent in both English language arts and math, according to the Connecticut Department of Education.

UConn Med School's new curriculum reflects changes in health care

John Stearns |

The UConn School of Medicine is launching a new curriculum for the newly arrived class of 2020 to reflect rapid changes in health care, according to report in UConn Today.

UConn, CI, Webster Bank create early-stage UConn startup fund

Patricia Daddona |

UConn, Connecticut Innovations (CI) and Webster Bank are setting up a $1.5-million UConn Innovation Fund to support early-stage startups affiliated with UConn.

UConn named top school in state for business management

Patricia Daddona |

The University of Connecticut's business management program is the top program in Connecticut, according to a listing of top schools in each U.S. state, the online outlet...

Summer meals programming available at 714 sites in Connecticut

Patricia Daddona |

As of this summer, the Connecticut Summer Meals Program has 714 distinct locations across the state serving children free meals, said Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell.

State early childhood commissioner leaving

Patricia Daddona |

Myra Jones-Taylor, commissioner of the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC), will leave her position Sept. 1.

Aetna will help employees pay off student loans

Patricia Daddona |

Aetna said it will launch a matching payment program in January to help employees repay student loans.

Quinnipiac to use $100K grant for student research, debt relief

John Stearns |

The Hearst Foundation has awarded the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University a $100,000 grant to help medical students pursue their research projects and alleviate their debt.

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